Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the United Kingdom, and its name means “dear green place” (according to its Scottish Gaelic name: glas chu). It hosted the first national team football match in history: Scotland 0-0 England in 1872. It is approximately 70 km from the Scottish capital, Edinburgh.
The City Chambers, in central George Square, gives a good measure of the prosperity of Glasgow as the second city of the British Empire, while the Victorian Kelvingrove Park, to the west of the city, contains the Botanical Garden.
Hampden Park It was the largest stadium in the world between 1908 and 1950, reaching 149,415 people in a match between Scotland and England in 1937. The city’s two giants, Celtic and Rangers, have their own stadiums. Hampden Park is the home of the Scottish national team and an amateur team, Queens Park.
The games to be played at Hampden Park will be:
Scotland – Czech Republic (June 14)
Croatia – Czech Republic (June 18)
Croatia v Scotland (June 22)
Round of 16 (1E – 3A / B / C / D) (June 29)